LOS ANGELES — North Korea fired at least one submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Oct. 19, the first SLBM fired since October 2019. News of a missile launch from North Korea is a current topic of interest in the media. ...

LOS ANGELES — As the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, Kishida replaces Yoshihide Suga, who faced criticism toward the end of his tenure. Suga replaced Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest serving prime minister in 2020, amid a global pandemic and ...

LOS ANGELES — In February 2022, Beijing will hold its first Winter Olympics games. The games are China’s attempt to recreate and improve upon the legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which represented a large-scale moment of national pride. However, ...

By Talia Tao and Valerie Wu Warning: This article may contain spoilers. LOS ANGELES  — It might seem paradoxical that a film set in China and featuring a Chinese-American superhero is banned in China. But alas, this has become the ...

LOS ANGELES — For the last three years, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has walked a tightrope between the two behemoths of the Indo-Pacific region: China and the United States. This challenge has been uniquely his. Predecessors such as Tony ...

LOS ANGELES — On Sept. 12, Macau held its seventh legislative election. Candidates competed for 14 directly elected seats, in addition to the 12 seats that were indirectly elected from professional sectors and appointed by the chief executive. Notably, the ...

By Talia Tao and Alicia Liu Trigger Warning: This article contains material about sexual assault that may be sensitive for some readers. LOS ANGELES — Earlier this year, a teenage influencer named Du Meizhu publicized her experience of being seduced ...

LOS ANGELES — When people think of internationally smuggled goods, donkeys are not usually the first contraband item that comes to mind. However, due to a skyrocketing demand for donkey skin in China, millions of donkeys, primarily from Africa, Latin America ...

LOS ANGELES — When envisioning a smart city, one might think of self-driving cars, robots, and sparkling clean streets. Fortunately, this vision will soon be within reach. The automobile company Toyota plans to fulfill this idealistic vision through its Woven ...

LOS ANGELES — On March 28, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that “the U.S. is not ready to lift tariffs on Chinese imports in the near future.”    The policy in question is an elevated 19.3% tariff implemented on imports ...